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Wildlife Reference Resources


  • Literature Guides
  • Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
  • Directories: People, Organizations, Places, Organisms
  • Scientific Reviews
  • Bibliographies
  • Treatises and Other Comprehensive Works
  • Species Accounts/Life History Information
  • Taxonomic Works: Keys, Checklists, Field Guides
  • Handbooks and Manuals
  • Laws and Regulations
  • Geospatial Resources: Atlases, Maps, GIS, Imagery, Telemetry
  • Images & Sounds
  • Environmental Reviews, Assessments, and Plans
  • Software
  • Statistical and Data Compilations
  • Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia

    For reference resources on California wildlife see California Environment Information Sources--Wildlife and Northwestern California/Klamath Bioregion Environment Information Sources--Wildlife.


    Reference materials serve a variety of purposes and can sometimes be used effectively in searching the scientific literature. Reference materials can be used to:

    Following are reference materials of interest to the wildlife scientist and manager. They are organized by category of reference material rather than subject. Resources marked with a are key resources or databases.


    Literature Guides


    In a sense this publication is a literature guide. Listed below are more formal ones which discuss the organization of research literature in wildlife and list reference materials. Although there is no separate guide to wildlife literature, the following sections within larger works are useful.


    • "Amphibians and Reptiles"; "Birds"; "Mammals"; and "Vertebrates" IN Guide to Reference and Information Sources in the Zoological Sciences (Schmidt) 2003 (ref QL 45.2 S35 2003) Each chapter includes sections on indexes and bibliographies; core journals; dictionaries and encyclopedias; checklists, taxonomics works and field guides; handbooks; key works by systematics and geography. Includes both print and Internet resources.
    • Birds: A Guide to the Literature (Miller) 1986 (ref QL 673 M55)
    • "Literature Review" IN Cooperider. 1986. Inventory and Monitoring of Wildlife Habitat (Docs I 53.2: In8/3)
    • "Wildlife and Wildlife Management" IN Blanchard. 1981. Guide to Sources for Agricultural and Biological Research (ref S 493 G85)
    • "Wildlife Management Literature" IN Schemnitz. 1980. Wildlife Management Techniques Manual (SK 353 W59)

    Dictionaries and Encyclopedias


    These resources provide definitions of discipline- specific terminology and/or general introductions to topics and concepts in wildlife. Most encyclopedias include references to important references in the "primary" literature.


    Directories


    These are commonly alphabetical or subject listings of people, organizations, places, or animals. In addition to those listed below many of the Internet Directories/Portals/Gateways in wildife list additional Internet-based directories.

    • People
      • Directory of Water Expertise (University of California. Center for Water Resources) Lists more than 2,000 faculty and staff from the University of California and California State University systems, and experts from state and federal agencies who are involved with water-related/wildland-related research and resource management in California.
      • Wildlife Consultants in California (Fitzhugh) 1995 (ref SK 383 W55)
    • Education
    • Organizations
      • California Department of Fish & Game: Divisions, Branches, and Offices (California Department of Fish & Game)
      • Conservation Directory (National Wildlife Federation) annual (print copy available in ref S 920 C64) Lists federal, state, and some international agencies; national and regional organizations, commissions, and citizen's groups involved in natural resource use and management. Includes brief descriptions and key personnel.
      • Federal Regulatory Directory (Congressional Quarterly) Biennial (ref KF 5408 A15 F4) Comprehensive guide to federal regulatory agencies. Includes laws under which agencies derive their regulatory responsibilities.
      • Fish and Wildlife Management Offices: State, Territorial, and Tribal (US Fish and Wildlife Service)
      • North American Flyways Directory (Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center) 2002
      • Office Directory (US Fish & Wildlife Service) Lists USFWS national, regional, and field offices; national wildife refuges; and State Fish and Wildlife Management Offices.
      • U.S. Government Manual (U.S. National Archives & Records Service) Annual (print copy also available in ref JK 421 A3) Directory of agencies in the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the federal government.
    • Places
      • AZA Membership Directory (American Zoo & Aquarium Association) Annual (ref QL 76 Z74)
      • American Bird Conservancy Guide to the 500 Most Important Bird Areas in the United States (American Bird Conservancy and Nature Conservancy) 2003 (Ref QL 682 A54 2003) Contains descriptions of 500 critically important bird areas. These area contains a significant population of an endangered or threatened species; a significant population of a Watch List species ; a significant population of a species with a limited range, ; or a significantly large concentration of breeding, migrating or wintering birds. Each entry includes ornithological highlights, ownership information, habitats and land use, common species, conservation issues and visitor information. Globally Important Bird Areas of the United States has an interactive map that shows all 500 bird areas by state with links to the guide entry and a web site for each site.
      • International Zoo Yearbook (Zoological Society of London) Annual (QL 76 I55) Includes a directory of zoos in addition to inclusion of scholarly articles.
      • Inventory of California Natural Areas (California Natural Areas Coordinating Council.) 1975-1986 (ref QH 76.5 C2 C35) 15 loose-leaf volumes that list by county more than 1,500 California natural areas ranging in size from less than one acre to over one million acres. For each natural area gives name of area, reference number, one-line description of the major features of the area, county, geographic coordinates, USGS topographic quads, PLSS coordinates, size, elevation range, ownership, maximum of two pages describing the area's natural history, past and present use and condition, and references. Includes alphabetical list of all natural areas and index of species included in natural area descriptions.
      • United Nations List of Protected Areas (International Conservation Union and World Conservation Monitoring Centre) Definitive list of the world's national parks and reserves.
      • University of California Natural Land and Water Reserves System (University of California)1976- (ref QH 76.5 C2 V63) Contains brochures for each of the reserve areas. Complemented by Information about Individual Reserves
      • Where the Birds Are: A Guide to All 50 States and Canada (Jones) 1990 (ref QL 682 J66 1990) Directory of birding locations which lists bird abundance by season.
      • World Directory of National Parks and Other Protected Areas (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) 1977 (ref SB 481 W62) First definitive directory of the world's national parks and protected areas. Annotations include information not found in later directories. The Nationally Designated Protected Areas Database includes records of protected areas covering less than 1,000 ha.
      • Zoos Worlwide Lists zoos, aquariums, animal sanctuaries and wildlife parks worldwide. Use an interactive map to select the geographic area of interest.
    • Organisms
      • CITES-listed Species Database (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora)
      • Extinct Vertebrates of the USA, US Territories and Canada since 1492 (Mallory)
      • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) Provides taxonomic, conservation status and distribution information on taxa that have been globally evaluated using the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria. Includes links to associated databases with additional species accounts and descriptions Older print red data books detailed species accounts and analyses not found in the database
        • IUCN Mammal Red Data Book 1982 (ref QL 703 I86)
        • Red Data Book (International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) 1966-1980 (ref QH 75 A1 R43)
      • Longevity Records: Life Spans of Mammals, Birds, Amphibians, Reptiles, and Fish (Cary and Judge) 2000. Contains nearly 4,100 longevity records (reports of highest documented age) for 3,054 species/subspecies of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and fish.
      • Species in Parks Flora and Fauna Database (International Center for the Environment and National Park Service) Directory of species in US National parks; searchable by park or species name.
      • Threatened and Endangered Species System--TESS (US Fish and Wildlife Service) Database of official threatened and endangered species and candidate species in the United States. Browse by various categories or search by species. Each account gives status details, recovery plans and links to NatureServe species accounts.
      • Threatened Birds of the World (BirdLife Intenational) 2000 (Ref QL 676.7 T45 2000) Covers 1,186 globally and near threatened species. Each species includes a half page annotation with map and information on identification and taxonomy;IUCN red list category, range and population, ecolgy, threats, conservation activities, targets for priorty actions to improve the the species status, and references. BirdLife International provide the bird information for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Updated accounts are also found at BirdLife International Data Zone along with other associated information on Important Bird Areas (IBAs) and Endemic Bird Areas (EBAs).

    Scientific Reviews


    Scientific reviews or "state-of-the-art" papers critically survey a narrow topic in a discipline. Review papers identify and evaluate research which has appeared in the "primary" literature and include extensive bibliographies. Scientific reviews typically appear in annual publications entitled "Annual review of ..." or "Advances in ...", as well as in research journals, especially those which have "review" as part of the title. As part of a search strategy review papers are an excellent "research tool" to use since they pull together information on the existing state-of-knowledge on a specific topic.

    There are several ways to locate scientific reviews:

    1. Many annual review series have cumulative indexes.
    2. Individual review papers are commonly included in Wildlife Indexes. Create a search that includes the keyword "review" as part of your search strategy.
    3. The "Annual Review of ..." publication series has a cumulative index which searches all reviews published from 1984 to the present.
    Annual reviews of interest in wildlife include the following. Use the Journal and Newspaper Finder for determine location and format.


    Bibliographies


    Bibliographies are compiled lists of literature references which gather together known research on a specific topic. They are generally more useful for retrospective rather than current searching. There are many specialized bibliographies in wildlife. The Wildlife and Ecology Studies Worldwide index lists over 3,000 wildlife bibliographies. In the HSU Library Catalog a subject keyword search can be done using the keyword bibliography and a subject or taxonomic keyword. Listed below are selected print and digital bibliographies which are major in scope.


    Treatises and Other Comprehensive Works


    These scholarly works and databases contain extensive information or summarize the state of knowledge in broad topics in wildlife. They tend to be broader in scope than "scientific reviews" and are well documented with frequent references to important "primary" literature. For works that are focused on individual species see Species Accounts/Life History Information


    Species Accounts/Life History Information


    Species accounts typically include natural history and life history information on individual species. Topics frequently covered include description, taxonomy, distribution, life history, habitat, status, and management considerations.


    Taxonomic Works: Nomenclature, Keys, Checklists, Field Guides


    Guide to Taxonomic Literature of Vertebrates (Blackwelder) 1972 (ref QL 607 B53) is a general guide to taxonomic literature.


    Handbooks and Manuals


    Handbooks and manuals typically fall into two basic categories--1) works that contain data and descriptive information compiled from the "primary" literature and organized into tables or expository articles that can be used to answer many basic and factual questions; and 2) works that contain procedures for experimental analysis in the field or laboratory.


    Laws and Regulations


    For general legal resources in the HSU Library see the General Legal Materials: Secondary Sources and Environmental/Natural Resources Law research guides.

    • International
    • Federal Laws and Regulations
      • For Federal statutory, case and administrative law in the HSU Library see General Legal Materials: Primary Sources.
      • Animals, Birds, Fish, and Wildlife (FedLaw) Includes the fulltext of key laws and regulations and links to related organizations.
      • AZA Manual of Federal Wildlife Regulations (American Zoo and Aquarium Association) 1994 (ref KF 5640 A913)
      • Compilation of Selected Acts Concerning Wildlife Conservation and Related Matters, with Amendments through the End of the 106th Congress (U.S. House of Representatives. Committee on Resources) 2001 (Committee Print 107-D) (microfiche copy available in Docs Y4 R31/3:107-D fiche)
      • Controlled Wildlife: a Three-Volume Guide to U.S. Wildlife Laws and Permit Procedures (Association of Systematics Association) 1983-1985 (ref KF 5640 E77)
      • Digest of Federal Resource Laws of Interest to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (US Fish & Wildlife Service) Includes digests of resource laws, administrative laws, treatises, interstate compacts, executive orders, and wetlands MOA.
      • Division of Congressional & Legislative Affairs (US Fish & Wildlife Service) Tracks current legislation of interest to the USFWS.
      • Endangered and Other Protected Species: Federal Law and Regulations (Littell) 1992 (ref KF 5640 L57 1992)
      • Endangered Species Act: History, Conservation, Biology & Public Policy (Czech & Krausman) 2001 (KF 5640 C99 2001)
      • Evolution of National Wildlife Law (Bean & Rowland) 1997 (ref KF 5640 B4 1997)
      • Federal Wildlife Laws Handbook with Related Laws (Musgrave) 1998 (ref KF 5640 F43 1998) The Table of Contents is available at Federal Wildlife and Related Laws Handbook (University of New Mexico Center for Wildlife Law) along with Chapter 4 "Statute Summaries."
      • "Game; Conservation and Preservation of Wildlife" in Corpus Juris Secundum (KF 54 C6) Article in authoritative encyclopedia restating US law as derived from statutory and case law.
      • Guide to the Federal and California Endangered Species Laws (Mueller) 1994 (ref KF 5640 M84 1994)
      • Marine Mammal Commission Compendium of Selected Treaties, International Agreements, and other Relevant Documents on Marine Resources, Wildlife, and the Environment (Wallace) 1994 (Docs Y 3 M33/3:2 771) Includes over 400 treaties and international agreements.
    • California Laws and Regulations
      • For California statutory, case and administration law in the HSU Library see General Legal Materials: Primary Sources.
      • California Fish & Game Code (California Department of Fish & Game) annual (Cal Doc L 400 F71c)
      • Fish & Game Laws & Regulations (California Department of Fish & Game)
      • Guide to the Federal and California Endangered Species Laws (Mueller) 1994 (ref KF 5640 M84 1994)
      • "Wildlife Conservation Law in California: From Bag Limits to Biodiversity" (Smith and Maffitt) pp 32-41 IN Life on the Edge: a Guide to California's Endangered Natural Resources: Wildlife (Thelander) 1994 (Ref QL 84.22 C2 L54 1994) Essay covering the development of wildlife law in California. Includes table of major events and legislation in federal and California wildlife law.
    • Other States


    Geospatial Resources: Atlases, Maps, GIS, Imagery, Telemetry


    See the HSU Library Geospatial Resources research guide for additional print and digital geospatial resources available in the HSU Library or on the Internet.


    Images and Sounds


    One can use a combination of general and specialized Internet search engines to find images on the web. See the HSU research guide Search Engines for Images, Multimedia, & Video for a list of specialized image search engines. However, search engines fail to index the content of the "invisible web", especially information contained within databases. The following resources are specialized indexes and databases devoted to wildlife images or sounds.


    Environmental Reviews, Assessments & Plans


    Environmental reviews typicaly provide an analysis of environmental issues along with accompanying statistical data. For broader reviews see Environmental Reviews listed in the HSU Library Environmental Science research guide. Reviews, assessments, and plans specific to wildlife include:

    • Audubon Wildlife Report (National Audubon Society) 1985-1989 (ref QL 84.2 A9)
    • Bird Conservation (International Council for Bird Preservation) Annual (QL 682 B57) Includes annual bibliography of recent literature entitled "Review of Bird Conservation Literature" as well as series of reports on bird conservation issues and reports on endangered species.
    • Canadian Shorebird Conservation Plan (Canadian Wildlife Service) 2000
    • Endangered Species Recovery Plans (US Fish & Wildlife Service) Includes over 700 final and revised recovery plans issued since 1989. These plans delineate reasonable actions required to recover and/or protect listed species. Each recovery plan includes extensive accounts on the distribution, habitat, ecology, life history, population status and plans for recovery.
    • Global Amphibian Assessment (World Conservation Union and Conservation International) Comprehensive assessment of the conservation status of the world's 5,743 known species of frogs, toads, salamanders, and caecilians. The website presents results of the assessments, including IUCN Red List threat category, range map, ecology information, and other data for every amphibian species. Search the GAA database for species by name, taxonomy, country, region, habitat type, threat type, or IUCN Red List status.
    • Pacific Northwest Conservation Assessment (Conservation Biology Institute) Provides a conservation assessment for each of the 40 ecoregions in the greater Pacific Northwest and contains links to important geographic data sources to facilitate regional conservation planning.
    • State of the Birds (Audubon Society) Contains links to reports on how United States birds – both common and rare – are faring. The reports utilize population data from the Christmas Bird Count, the U.S. Geological Survey’s Breeding Bird Survey and other wildlife and habitat research.
    • State of the Birds: United States of America (North American Bird Conservation Initiative) 2009 First comprehensive report on bird populations in the United States using data from three long-running bird censuses conducted by thousands of citizen scientists and professional biologists.
    • State of the World's Birds (Bird Life International) Synthesis of the current state of knowledge that provides a benchmark against which biodiversity efforts can be judged in the future. The three parts to the assessment examine what birds tell us about the current state of biodiversity, the pressures upon it and the solutions that need to be inacted.
    • States of the Union: Ranking America's Biodiversity (NatureServe) 2002. Using species inventories conducted by state natural heritage programs this report ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia on key biological characteristics including diversity of species; distinctiveness of the flora and fauna (endemism); levels of rarity and risk; and species already lost to extinction.
    • Status and Trends of the Nation's Biological Resources 1998 (US Geological Survey Biological Resources Division) (print copy available in Docs I 19.202 ST1 and cd-rom in Docs I 19:120:ST1 CD) Large-scale assessment of the health of plants, animals, and ecosystems in the United States. In the two-volume set Part 1 describes the major factors affecting biodiversity and biological resource health, e.g., land use, climate change, nonindigenous species; and Part 2 explores the condition and status of regional biological resource, e.g., Pacific Northwest. Updates Our Living Resources: A Report to the Nation on the Distribution, Abundance, and Health of U.S. Plants, Animals and Ecosystems 1995 (US National Biological Service) (Docs I 49.2 R31/15)
    • U.S. Shorebird Conservation Plan (U.S. Shorebird Conservation Plan Council) 2000. Conservation strategy for migratory shorebirds and the habitats upon which they depend. Provides a scientific framework to determine species, sites, and habitats that most urgently need conservation action.
    • Wildlife (Thomas) IN Natural Resources for the 21st Century (Sampson and Hair) 1990, pp 175-204 (print copy available in HC 103.7 N296 1990) Assessment presented at a conference sponsored by the American Forestry Association with many co-sponsors, including the Wildlife Society.
    • Wildlife-associated recreation trends in the United States: A technical document supporting the Forest Service 2010 RPA Assessment (Mockrin, Aiken & Flather) 2012 (USFS Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-293) Documents recent and historical trends in hunting and wildlife watching to fulfill Renewable Resources Planning Act (RPA) of 1974 requirements.
    • Wildlife Resource Trends in the United States: A Technical Document Supporting the 2000 RPA Assessment (Flather, Brady and Knowles) 1999 (USFS Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-33) (print copy available in Docs A 13. 88: RMRS-33) Reports on trends in wildlife resources as required by the Renewable Resources Planning Act (RPA) of 1974. The report focuses on recent historical trends in wildlife as one indicator of ecosystem health across the United States and updates wildlife trends presented in previous RPA Assessments. National trends in four attributes of wildlife resources-- habitat, population, harvest, and users--set the context within which region-specific trends are presented.


    Software



    Statistical and Data Compilations


    Sources of wildlife data and compiled statistics include the following:

    • Directories
      • Bird Monitoring in North America (US Geological Survey Patuxent Wildlife Research Center) Directory of 20 monitoring programs which track changes in North American bird populations.
      • BirdWeb: Bird Survey and You (British Trust for Ornithology) Contains contains links to bird monitoring programs in Great Britain.
    • Sources
      • Arctic Birds Breeding Conditions Survey (International Wader Study Group) Containsonline information on bird breeding success, rodent abundance and certain weather characteristics in the Arctic from 1988 to the present. Data on distribution and numbers of individual bird species can be obtained by querying the Bird Species Database.
      • Breeding Biology Research & Monitoring Database (BBIRD) (Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit. University of Montana) Database contains over 32,000 nest records.
      • Canadian Breeding Bird (Mapping) Census Database (Kennedy, Dilworth-Christie and Erskine) 1999. Report and downloadable database containing records for 285 species of birds gathered through 928 censuses of 640 distinct plots. Censuses span the years from 1927 to 1993 with the bulk of the data collected between the mid-1960s and the early 1980s. The data are derived from “spot- or territory-mapping” censuses in variably-sized plots across Canada. Habitat codes are appended to each plot to define the primary and secondary habitat types present within the plot. For each plot dominant canopy, shrub and ground cover species are listed. Densities are calculated per 100 hectares for all bird species detected on a plot.
      • Canadian Bird Trends Database (Canadian Wildlife Service) Retrieval system that provides information on Canadian bird species, including population trends and taxonomy, with links to range maps and life history information, and national conservation designations. Population trends are derived from Breeding Bird Survey in Canada (BBS) data and are updated on an annual basis.
      • Christmas Bird Count (National Audubon Society) . Starting in 1900, the CBC is the world’s longest-running citizen science program. Each year birds are counted in each 15-mile radius CBC circle on one day between December 14th and January 5th, and the combined data from more than 2000 counts provide a guide to the status of early-winter bird populations across the Americas. American Birds provides a annual summary report of the annual Christmas Bird Count. Use current and historical count data to generate maps and graphs and view data.
      • eBird (Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology and National Audubon Society) Database composed of bird observations contributed by individuals across the North American continent. Individuals can enter and retrieve information on their contributed bird observations for their personal use. The entire historical database can by queried by birdwatchers, scientists, and conservationists who want to know more about the distributions and movement patterns of birds across the continent.
      • Estimates of Shorebird Populations in North America (Morrison and others) 2001 (print copy available in SK 351 C34 #104) Contains estimates for the population sizes of 53 species of Nearctic shorebirds occurring regularly in North America, plus four species that breed occasionally.
      • Great Backyard Bird Count (Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society) Annual count of species observed and abundance as reported by more 50,000 volunteer observers during four days each February.
      • HawkCount (Hawk Migration Association of North America) Daily and monthly counts from hundreds of hawk migration counting sites in North America.
      • MAPS/NBII Avian Demographics Query Interface (Institute for Bird Populations) Provides bird population demographic results from the Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship Program (MAPS). Updated survival rate estimates and productivity indices based on ten years (1992-2001) of bird banding data are available online for more than 150 species of North American landbirds. Search by species and region.
      • Mid Winter Bald Eagle Count (National Biological Information Infrastructure) Provides access to results of annual Midwinter Bald Eagle Surveys conducted from 1986 to date along 746 routes in 43 states. You can retrieve raw count data as well as summary information (trends, means, high and low counts) for survey routes. Search by state, map location, drainage/survey route name, or geographic coordinates (latitude and longitude).
      • Mid-Winter Waterfowl Survey (US Fish and Wildlife Service) Surveys waterfowl in major concentration areas in the United States and is the primary source of information on population trends for some species. The survey also is useful in documenting the distribution of waterfowl on their wintering grounds and in assessing habitat use.
      • National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation (US Fish and Wildlife Service) (print copy available in Docs I 49.98/2) Survey conducted every five years that measures fishing and hunting activities, as well as wildlife watching activities.
      • National Wildlife Strike Database (U.S. Federal Aviation Administration) Generate strike statistics by wildlife species, state and time period.
      • North American Breeding Bird Survey (US Fish and Wildlife Service and Canadian Wildlife Service) Large-scale survey, annually conducted since 1966, that monitors the status and trends of North American bird populations. The roadside survey along 3,700 suvery routes primarily covers the continental United States and southern Canada. The primary objective of the survey is to compile and deliver population data and population trend analyses on more than 400 bird species for use by conservation managers, scientists, and the general public.
      • Pacific Waterfowl Flyway Report (QL 671 P3) Library has 1949-1984.
      • Public Land Statistics (U.S. Bureau of Land Management) (print copy available in Docs I 53.1/2)
      • Report of Lands Under Control of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (US Fish & Wildlife Service) (Docs I 49.102) Annual statistical report containing data on number of administrative units, their acreages, location, and method of acquisition. Includes national wildlife refuges, waterfowl protection areas, and national fish hatcheries.
      • Waterbird Monitoring Database (US Fish and Wildlife Service) Contains data gathered from waterbird (seabirds, coastal waterbirds, wading birds, marshbirds) surveys across the United States.
      • Waterbird Population Estimates (Wetlands International) 2002. Identifies 2,271 biogeographical populations of all 868 recognized waterbird species in the world and provides population estimates and trends for many of these populations. The 1994 edition entitled Waterfowl Population Estimates is available in QL 673 R67 1994.
      • Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey (US Fish and Wildlife Service) Conducted annually since 1947 provides estimates of the spring population size and trajectory of the breeding populations of North American ducks, geese, and swans. The first print report was published as Special Scientific Report No. 45 (Docs I 49.15) and continued in the Special Scientific Report - Wildlife series (Docs I 49.15/3), the Fish and Wildlife Technical Report series (Docs I 49.100) and the Waterfowl Population Status series (Docs I 49 100/3).